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On Board the cargo plane An-12, which in Yakutsk during takeoff tore the gunner’s hatch, were ingots of silver. This is with reference to the source informs “Interfax”.
“According to my information, on Board were ingots of silver. About 200 ingots of precious metal. Part of the cargo was on the runway,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
At the same time in the Moscow office of Kinross Gold, “daughter” which is engaged in the development of Kupol, where transported cargo is reported that on Board were the ingots of alloy doré — it contains at least 70 percent of the gold and/or silver. “All the cargo is assembled, so the question of insurance is not necessary”, — said the representative of the company Stanislav Borodyuk.
He also stressed that none of those on Board the seven crew members and two representatives of the company as a result of incident has not suffered.
According to the North-East linear management of the Ministry of internal Affairs on transport, the plane dropped 172 of the ingot weighing about 3.4 tons, reports TASS.
As explained in the press service of the Investigative Committee, the cause of the damage to the sash Luke was a cargo shift. A loose leaf fell on the territory of one of the local car markets, free from buildings and vehicles, no one was hurt.
Antonov an-12 of airline “nimbus” in Yakutsk March 15 during takeoff lost the gunner’s hatch and spilled ingots of gold on the runway. After that, the crew of the aircraft decided to return to the airport. As a result, the aircraft landed safely in the village Magan in 12 kilometers from Yakutsk. The plane followed the route of the Kupol — Krasnoyarsk refueling in Yakutsk, on Board were more than 9 tons of precious metals.
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